A spiny-finned edible fish of the North Pacific.
- Gurnards, flatheads, scorpionfishes, greenlings, and sculpins live in the Indian, Pacific, and Atlantic oceans.
- An individual male kelp greenling may guard up to 11 egg masses simultaneously, although the average number is four.
- During winter the painted greenlings go into a mating mode and the male turns very dark, while the female has dark stripes.
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